Cheap flights from Darwin to Cairns

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The distance between Darwin and Cairns is 1676 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Jetstar Airways, Qantas, Airnorth, and Regional Express. Darwin and Cairns have 46 direct flights per week.

Weekly flights

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Number of flights68412-610

Fly direct with

Jetstar Airways on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays.

Airnorth on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from Darwin to Cairns

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingAirport check-in closesOnline check-in available
Jetstar AirwaysJSTJQNoUnknownNo
QantasQFAQFYesUnknownNo
AirnorthANOTLYesUnknownNo
Regional ExpressRXAZLNoUnknownNo

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Darwin to Cairns?

A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Darwin and Cairns takes around 3.0 hours.

What is the flight distance between Darwin and Cairns?

The flight distance between Darwin and Cairns is 1676 km.

What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Darwin and Cairns?

Several carriers operate flights between Darwin and Cairns. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Jetstar Airways, Airnorth.

What are the most popular routes to and from Darwin?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Darwin and Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Cairns, Gold Coast, East Kimberley Regional, Gove, Groote Eylandt, RAAF Base Tindal, Maningrida, Milingimbi.

What are the most popular routes to and from Cairns?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Cairns and Sydney, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Darwin International, Townsville, Sunshine Coast, Newcastle, Brisbane West Wellcamp, Weipa, Horn Island, Cooktown.

What airports are near Darwin?

The main airport in Darwin is Darwin International. It is also served by Darwin International.

What airports are near Cairns?

The main airport in Cairns is Cairns. It is also served by Cairns.

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